Dictionary Suite



uh thr
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, adverb, pronoun
every other
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: different from the one or ones indicated.
You can't find this type of thing here anymore, but you can still get it in other places.I'm busy, but maybe some other person can help you.
same, selfsame
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additional, another, contrasting, different, distinct, diverse, separate
definition 2: being the remaining one out of two or more.
I hurt this arm, so I have to lift things with my other arm for a while.This is not the right wrench. I need the other wrench.
similar words:
alternate, alternative
definition 3: additional or more.
I saw three other hats I liked.
additional, further, more
similar words:
extra, supplementary
definition 4: of a recent time in the past.
It was nice seeing you the other day.
definition 5: past.
It's interesting to see how people of other times lived.
former, past
similar words:
anterior, bygone, earlier, previous, prior
definition 6: opposite or reverse.
Turn the paper over and read what's on the other side.He has strong political views, but his wife supports the other side.
definition 7: alternate.
I take care of my mom on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, while my sister goes on the other days.
phrase: every other
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a different or additional one.
We don't have to play that game; we could play some other.Here is one blue bowl, but I think we have others.
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definition 2: the remaining one.
You take this piece, and I'll take the other.I chose one sharp knife and put the others away.
definition 3: (pl.) everyone aside from oneself or the person who is mentioned; everyone else.
I left while the others stayed at the party.John gave out some information but the others stayed silent.
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definition 4: (pl.) people outside of oneself in general.
Why should you care what others think?That boring way of life was for others, not for her.
definition 5: (prec. by "the"; often cap.) one or ones who are considered different and apart from oneself and one's group.
It is said that they were motivated by fear of the Other.
part of speech: adverb
definition: in another way; otherwise (usu. fol. by "than").
We could do nothing other than wait.She had to help him; he was her brother and she could not do other.
part of speech: pronoun
definition: something different or in addition to that.
We should get her something or other for her birthday.It was one problem or other all day long.